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Category: Food

Food | 30th August 2019

Local Farmers Bring Harvest to Flushing

This summer, GrowNYC’s Flushing Greenmarket returns to Maple Playground for its fourth season. The Flushing Greenmarket is one of 50 that GrowNYC operates as part of a mission to provide all New Yorkers with convenient access to fresh, healthy, and locally-produced food, while promoting regional agriculture by supplying a marketplace in the City for family […]

Celebration | 1st February 2019

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Food!

There’s no better time to explore Flushing, America’s Greatest Community, than during our Lunar New Year Celebration The Year of the Pig begins Tuesday, February 5th. One of my favorite things to do on the first day is try to catch a glimpse of the many lion dancer troops that make their way in and […]

Food | 29th November 2018

Enjoy Authentic Hong Kong Wonton Soup In The Heart Of Flushing!

As the temperatures start to drop, warm up with a bowl of authentic Hong Kong wonton soup, right here in Flushing! Check out Edible Queens writer Stanford Chiou‘s take on how a local Flushing restaurant compares to one of Hong Kong’s best wonton soup restaurants here.

Event | 28th November 2018

New York’s Biggest Cheese Festival Returns to Flushing

NY Epicurean Events, a member of the Chamber, is hosting the biggest cheese lovers event in New York City, The Great Northeast Cheese Fest, returns on Saturday, December 1st at Flushing Town Hall from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests will savor many cheeses and learn about them face to face from their creators. Pairings […]

Food | 6th November 2018

Leaf Bar & Lounge

Flushing offers many places for tourists to visit such as the Unisphere. You can explore beautiful sites such as the Leaf Bar & Lounge, the 1st cocktail bar in Flushing, on the rooftop of Hyatt Place to have a exhilarating night out. With their delicious cuisine, incredible glimpse of Citi Field, and music at the […]

Food | 20th July 2018

Where can you get the best desserts this summer?

Now that summer is here in full sweltering force it’s time for a listicle that’s as chill as an icicle. Check out Joe DiStefano‘s favorite frozen treats ranging from traditional Thai and Mexican icees to some decidedly highfalutin ice cream and other treats.  Read about all the great places on Joe’s list, including Flushing’s Spot […]

Food | 8th July 2018

Flushing, Your Destination for Dessert Indulgence

Photo credit: Blueberry Cake from Iris Bakery Myriad specialty desserts spots in Flushing will offer you a glimpse of the neighborhood’s rich diversity and dynamism. Whether you’re seeking a late-night sugar rush or an elegant afternoon tea, our bustling neighborhood will surprise and delight! Yes, Flushing is a great place for a piping hot bowl […]

Food | 8th July 2018

Joe Rong’s rice rolls deserve a cult following. Here’s Why.

“Joe’s Steam Rice Roll” 136-21 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing Steam billows from every crevice of the shiny metal box in the shop’s center. Joe Rong, the owner of Joe’s Steam Rice Roll, stands over it, patiently. He is waiting for the seemingly magical creation that is his steamed rice roll: tender and thin, rice paper filled […]

Food | 8th July 2018

Flushing’s Vibrant Cocktail Culture

Where is the best cocktail in NYC? Come and check out Flushing’s exciting cocktail bars! Photo credit: Leaf Restaurant and Bar Before you hop on the number seven train and head into Manhattan in search of a good cocktail, consider taking a second look at the hidden gems in the neighborhood. As Downtown Flushing continues […]

Food | 8th July 2018

Local Cooking Spotlight

Nepali Cooking with Rachana Photo credit: Sixty-First Productions Rachana’s bright and open home is a peaceful respite from the intense bustle of Flushing’s Main Street a few blocks away. She loves to share her food and her Nepalese heritage through the League of Kitchens as well as through Eat Offbeat, a catering company where she works as […]

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